[geeks] Annual Whois POC Validation: GSM18-ARIN
patrick at zill.net
Sun Jul 18 10:15:35 CDT 2010
Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 09:58:05AM +0300, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
>> The problem with this is up until now I have had to do nothing to keep
>> my IP block. Now, since my address changed since 1991, I have to go to
>> their web page and change it.
> Portable IP space costs money. If you've not had to pay for it before now,
> you slipped through the cracks and were lucky. Is it just a /24?
ARIN pulls in $12 million a year in fees. Those fees will almost double
with the expiration of the fee waivers in 2012.
Does it really cost $25 million a year to run a couple databases and
manage a few small conferences?
Just sayin' ...
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